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The death of the refresh button

by Mathieu Calba

Published September 23, 2014 in Programming

Almost every app mobile need to synchronise data with a server, on Android too. But their is many ways to do it : AlertManagers & Services, SyncAdapter... and every ones has its pros & cons. Recently Google added a new way to do asynchronous work on Android in the L preview release : JobScheduler.
We are going to see how each techniques work and we've done it in the Capitaine Train Android application for a feedback with a complex data model.

Video: https://skillsmatter.com/skillscasts/5991-the-death-of-the-refresh-button or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dvshiz9pbUc